17 Amazing Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Every pro needs to start somewhere. These easy crochet patterns for beginners will have you working your needles into beautiful designs in no time!

Easy and Simple Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Crocheting is one of those things I have always wanted to learn but never got around to. This fall I made a resolution: this is the year I’m finally going to learn! I wanted to have enough time to practice and get good enough to give my friends and family crocheted designs they’d actually want to wear. So, I picked up all the supplies and decided to start easy. To get good, you have to start small! These beginners crochet patterns below are great starts to begin your crochet journey. In just two weeks, I already made my first crocheted cowl, and I love love love it!


1. Twist Crochet Headband

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My daughter and I love wearing these crochet headbands especially during the winter season. It’s cute and helps keep the head warm too. We’ve mastered the pattern and now we also give it as gifts to her friends! They love it!

 2. Marion’s Cozy Mug Warmer

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Isn’t winter the best time to sip your favorite coffee, tea, or hot chocolate? Make this mug warmer to keep your tea warm and your hands safe.

3. Gorgeous Infinity Scarf

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Beautiful fall colors make this infinity scarf irresistible. If you’re fond of wearing winter scarves, then this DIY infinity scarf project is a must-do!

4. Easy Crochet Snowflake Pattern

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These easy crochet snowflakes can be used as tree ornaments or even co-opted into seasonal earrings. Not only do these snowflakes look great as decor, but it can also serve as your coasters!

5. Beginner Crochet Leg Warmers

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There’s no need to buy a pair of leg warmers anywhere else. This DIY crochet leg warmers can easily be paired with jeggings, leggings, or jeans.

6. Crochet Chained Ear Warmer Pattern

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As temperatures drop, you’ll want to keep those earsies warm! Check out this earsies crochet pattern and make one for your little tots.

7. Soft Blanket | Ultimate Beginners Crochet Pattern

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Because winter is a lovely time to snuggle up in your bed, this crochet soft blanket is the best partner to do that! Stay warm and cozy everyone.

8. Easy Crochet Heart Pattern

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Give them as gifts, use as room decor — the options are endless. Try these very easy crochet heart pattern; they’re as easy as breathing!

9. Simple Slouch Hat Crochet Pattern

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Great for beginners and easy to whip up for seasoned crocheters. This is one of those projects my daughter and I like doing. It’s fun to do and a great gift idea!

10. Jingle Bell Stocking

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Use as Christmas tree ornaments, dress up table settings or even present gift cards. Actually, it doesn’t have to be Christmas to display these cute little socks at home. You can also adjust the size and make these socks for little babies!

11. Oval Rug | Easy Crochet Pattern

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We all know how expensive rugs can be. Instead of buying, why not just make these crochet oval rugs you can personalize in style and color?

12. Crochet Owl Basket

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Can you believe this chic owl basket is a beginners crochet project? I didn’t at first. But hey, we’re all DIY buddies here so I’m sharing with you this awesome crochet pattern find!

13. Unique Crochet Bathing Suit

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Okay so it may be snowing in your area but you might have a planned vacation somewhere sunny soon. Don’t worry about finding the best swimsuit, crochet one for yourself instead. It’s sexy, totally unique and custom-made to fit your body perfectly!

14. Easy Crochet Bows

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These easy-to-crochet bows are so darling, I kind of want to put them everywhere! They’re so cute and versatile too. Use them as a hair accessory or even as a brooch, I’m sure it will be a big hit with your friends and your daughter’s friends too!

15. Easy Crochet Mini Octopus

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It’s the perfect bedside companion. This crochet pattern for the mini octopus is fun to do and come to think of it, you’ll never be alone this winter too!

16. Easy Snow Fall Mittens

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Get a leg up on winter with these easy-to-make mittens. These super adorable snow fall mittens are more snug than your average hand warmers and are easy to stuff into pockets.

17. ‘Beginners Luck’ Puff Stick Slouchie Beanie

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This easy crochet beanie makes a great holiday gift — for friends or yourself ? Beanies are idea hats for the winter and that is why this is a DIY project you can’t miss out on!


Do you want to learn how more simple crochet projects? Learn how to crochet a granny square from Bella Coco:

Isn’t crocheting fun? It sure is! I can’t say I’m a crocheting pro yet but practice makes perfect, right? Well, this crochet patterns for beginners is the perfect start for any newbie and it will really help you in improving your crocheting skills. I sure am excited to hear about your improvement in the coming months!